Hi all, let me jump in for a moment. I haven't read all the correspondance yet but I get the gist. I have a list of the Gazley spelling alternatives that I wrote down when I visited the place that by law needs to store historical records near Gazley, England. I did visit Gazley as well. There is a church, a pub, and a public telephone there. I also spoke briefly the the vicar. He did not know of any existing records dating back to abt 1715 when John(1) arrived in Dutchess Ct, NY. I didn't have that much time to look for records at the record keeping place in Bury St Edmond either so I couldn't confirm that any of our Gazleys came from that area.
Also I have a recent book written by a Gazley that gives a history of the Gazley name if any one is interested. I also have a family history of sorts written around 1900.
I am from John(1), John(2), Jonathan, William, Miles (of Flint, MI), Carlos (NYC), and then down through females. My hang up is finding a definitive link between William and Miles. I have the rest.